The East Lincoln High School â€œCarolina Classicâ€ Band Competition allowed all the Lincoln County Bands to compete locally in their final competition this past weekend.
All the bands earned good marks, with the awards distributed as follows:
West Lincoln High School â€” Competing in Class A, the Rebel Band received trophies for 2nd Place Music, 2nd Place Visual Performances, 3rd Place Visual Effects, 3rd Place Color guard, 3rd Place Drum Major, 3rd Place Percussion and received an overall rating of â€œGood.â€
Lincolnton High School â€” Competing in Class AA, the Tiger Band was awarded 1st Place Music, 1st Place Visual Effect 1st Place
Drum Major, 2nd Place Visual Performance, 2nd Place Colorguard, 2nd Place Percussion and received an overall rating of â€œExcellent.â€ In addition, the Lincolnton High School Marching Band received 1st place Overall in Class AA, and was named â€œGrand Champion Bandâ€ in Class A/AA.
North Lincoln High School â€” competing in Class AAAA, the
â€œBand of Knightsâ€ received accolades for 1st Place Music, 1st Place Visual Effect 1st Place Drum Major, 2nd Place Visual Performance, 3rd Place Colorguard, 3rd Place Percussion and achieved an overall rating of â€œSuperior.â€ The â€œBand of Knightsâ€ received 1st Place Overall in Class AAAA, and was named â€œGrand Champion Bandâ€ in Class AAA/AAAA. Additionally, the band was awarded the coveted â€œClassic Cupâ€ trophy for â€œCarolina Classic Band of the Day.â€
East Lincoln High School â€” The Mustang Band was the host band and did not compete, but performed their 2004 field show â€œSpheresâ€ in exhibition. Band Director Dustin Stamey was awarded a â€œsphereâ€ by the â€œShowband of the Carolinas,â€ which was autographed by each member of the marching band.
A complete review of each of the bandâ€™s 2004 competition awards will be covered next week.by Special to the LTN